The Parthenon

Herd basketball routed by Maryland

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team lost Friday 104-67 to the Maryland Terrapins at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland. “That wasn’t a game, that was a trouncing,” Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They played extremely well, they punched us in the mouth...

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team won the Conference USA Championship Sunday with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) defeat of FIU at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Rice established a 24-6 overall season win-loss record (12-2 C-USA) and was the No. 1 seed coming into the tournament. Rice beat...

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall football team blanked UTSA Saturday 23-0 at Joan C. Edwards stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 7-3 (5-2 Conference USA), and UTSA moved to 3-8 (2-5 C-USA). “That was a good win for us, its been an emotional couple weeks between the game last week and a lot of distractions...

FIU volleyball downs Southern Miss, heads to C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The FIU volleyball team defeated Southern Miss Saturday 3-1 (25-20, 25-19, 20-25, 25-18) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, FIU advanced to the championship match against Rice Sunday at noon. FIU head coach Rita Buck-Crockett said she’s...

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team battled North Texas Saturday and ultimately won 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-21) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, Rice advanced to the championship match against FIU—which defeated Southern Miss...

Southern Miss volleyball upsets WKU after five-set battle

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Seventh seed Southern Miss pulled off a five-set comeback (20-25, 15-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-11) Friday over No. 2 Western Kentucky in the quarterfinal round of the Conference USA volleyball tournament. With the win, Southern Miss advances to the semifinal match against FIU Saturday at 2:30 p.m. “I’m...

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice Owls defeated the Charlotte 49ers 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-23) and the North Texas Mean Green defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 3-1 (16-25, 25-16, 25-23. 25-18) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Volleyball Tournament Friday at the Cam Henderson Center. The wins for Rice and...

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball senior guard Jon Elmore used his three-point shot Wednesday to lead the Herd to a 98-75 defeat of Mount St. Mary’s at the Henderson Center. Elmore said in a post-game press conference that he liked what he saw from his team, especially in the second half. “It...

Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team looks to add another conference win at Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday at 2:30 p.m. against the University of Texas at San Antonio. Heading into the contest, Marshall is 6-3 overall and 4-2 in the Conference USA, while UTSA is 3-7 overall and 2-4 in C-USA. “Y...

Herd football report card

Herd football report card

Staff Report

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: B- The first half performance wasn’t great by any means and Marshall only had a three-point lead at halftime. What the run game did in the second half, however, was perhaps its best performance of the season. Brenden Knox, who has spent the majority of the season as the fourth running ba...

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team continues its three-game homestand Wednesday against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in the Cam Henderson Center. “They play a very similar style to what we do,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “In fact, it’s the same defense and the same offense. I don’t...

Marshall hires new swim coach

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

After beginning the 2018-19 season with interim head coach Teel Hartmann, the Marshall swimming and diving team hired former assistant coach Ian Walsh as permanent head coach Oct. 24. Walsh was an assistant coach for the Thundering Herd from 2013- 2016. “As an assistant, we were able to take a program...